Catch of the Month 2016

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See who has the best fishing catch for the month in Florida. Every month we bring you the best of the best catches. Big fish, little fish, and unusual fish. Catch and Release fish pictures too. Join the fun and send us your pictures.

White Marlin

September 2016 - Sam caught this white marlin in Florida.

men on a boat holding a white marlin


50 lb Black Grouper off Naples

May 2016 - Troy Tudor caught this 50 pound black grouper 100 miles off Gordon Pass.

man holding a 50 pound black grouper on a boat in Naples


Huge Snook Catch South of Goodland

May 2016 - Andrew Lang, 15 years old, proudly caught this huge 38 inches/ 20+ lb snook. Andrew was fishing offshore South of Goodland on a nearshore wreck using a 3/8 Yellow Jig with Gulp bait on a boat with Captain Ken Chambers.

Boy holding a huge snook on a boat


A Rare Catch! Snook in Jacksonville

April 2016 - Rustin Murray, a seasoned angler, caught this snook from shore in Jacksonville. Rustin says "the last snook I heard of being caught in Jacksonville was in 2012. That is that the fish was reported being caught. We catch trout up here the way you guys catch snook in south Florida. He hit my hard bait so hard that I thought it was a redfish. The trout's mouth is a lot softer than the snooks. It's a lot harder to catch the big trout the way you guys catch the big snook. So you can say I'm way jealous. Really the only reason I submitted the picture is because of the location we caught it in Northern Florida. It is very rare to catch one up here. Hopefully that means the water is warming up nicely. Most of them died off up here in 1989 with a hard freeze. They were floating up on the beach is everywhere here back then and then again in 2010. Lord knows I was not proud of the size of the fish only the species." See more images of this catch on our Snook webpage.

man holding a snook fish caught in jacksonville from shore fishing


Bull Redfish Caught from Dock in Jacksonville

March 2016 - Rustin Murray caught this bull redfish while fishing from a dock north of the Little jetties in Jacksonville. Notice the big letter R on it's side, pretty cool!

man holding a huge bull redfish on a dock


Bragging Rights!

Your Best Catch will be featured on “Catch of the Month"

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. Nurse Shark caught off Naples
Marcel from Naples caught this 200 lb Nurse Shark 5 miles offshore of Marco Island. It took 4 hours to land this near record size shark.
See our webpage How to Fillet a 200 lb Shark for more pictures of this big catch.

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